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What am I, chopped liver?

A semi-serious expression of frustration, anger, or indignation at having been overlooked and/or regarded as inferior. The phrase likely originated as a part of Jewish humor, referring to the serving of chopped liver as a common side dish (thus overlooked in favor of the main course), the taste of which many do not find appealing. A: "Mary is so smart, talented, and creative, I wish she were my best friend!" B: "And what am I then, chopped liver?" They said they wanted to hire someone else for the job. What am I, chopped liver?
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chopped liver

n. someone or something worthless. And who am I? Chopped liver?
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In blender, puree chopped liver, fish, spinach, and eggs until smooth.
Some menu items are the same as what you get in the store: your chopped liver, your knishes, your pickles and pickled herring.
Especially when regularly consumed, certain foods can trigger inflammation, cause digestive problems, or derail our natural metabolic processes, such as grains, legumes, sugar, and processed seed and vegetable oils." Recipes such as Paleo Mayonnaise (made from simple ingredients rather than highly-processed, store-bought mayonnaise), Chopped Liver + Bacon (with onion and Italian parsley), Oven-Baked Sweet Potatoes, Watermelon Gazpacho, Slow-Roasted Duck Legs, Mocha Ice Pops, and more make Nom Nom Paleo a choice cookbook regardless of the degree to which one abides by paleo tenets.
Anyone who attended junior high will find familiarity in author Karen Harrington's depictions of bouncing cheerleaders and kids who are your best friend one day and consider you chopped liver the next.
Rick also samples school dinners, a place where chopped liver on toast is beloved by many - a dish he assumes dates back from the Raj days.
This week, Rick samples school dinners, a place where chopped liver on toast is beloved by many - a dish he assumes dates back from the Raj days.
He called it "Midwestern Jews: Making Chopped Liver With Miracle Whip." An audience member came up to him after the lecture and conceded that, while quite unorthodox, it was certainly an interesting metaphor.
"What am I, chopped liver?" Clinton wondered as he recalled the star-struck mother of his wife, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
It's a world where Ron Paul, the indefatigable libertarian, can receive 4,671 votes--only 152 fewer than media darling Bachmann--and remain in the chopped liver department.
We are talking pounds 500million - so this is not chopped liver.
(The data isn't very scientific, but MyEugene does have more followers than both Eugene Weekly and me, @rgserena, so it's definitely not chopped liver in the community outreach department.)
Patchwork Chicken Liver Pate Having grown up in New York, "chopped liver" was a mainstay food; it"s also what you would call someone that was kaput ...
Me: "Springs Tower, chopped liver Seven Romeo Sierra, is still ready and willing, to takeoff."
While the former governor politely told her eager supporters that she would work her way up one rung at a time, the suggestion does raise a question over Hillary Clinton's presidential candidacy to wit: What is she, chopped liver?